Yates, Thomas (1805-1877)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1859 | Copy provided by Steven Carter
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1859
Copy provided by Steven Carter

Thomas was born on 5 Aug 1805 at Barnstone, nr Burton on Trent. (Census returns give his birthplace as Repton, Derbyshire.) Thomas attended an Independent Sunday School.

He was converted on 2 May 1824, following a visit by Sampson Turner and others to his village. He united with the Primitive Methodist Society and soon became a leader and local preacher.

He married Eliza Todd (1808-1886) on 16 October 1838 at Easingwold, Yorkshire

Thomas had one daughter, either adopted or by a previous marriage.

  • Ann Alice (1829-1881) – married John Matthews, a tailor

Thomas died on 31 December 1877 at Easingwold, Yorkshire.

Circuits

  • 1834 Leeds
  • 1835 York
  • 1837 Driffield
  • 1838 Horncastle
  • 1840 Grimsby
  • 1842 Wakefield
  • 1844 Pickering
  • 1845 Shotley Bridge
  • 1846 Carlisle
  • 1849 Guisborough
  • 1851 Penrith
  • 1853 S Shields
  • 1854 Stokesley
  • 1856 Haltwhistle
  • 1858 Darlington
  • 1860 Sunderland
  • 1862 Whitehaven
  • 1864 Carlisle
  • 1865 Easingwold (S)

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1859/641; 1878/490; 1888/178 (Eliza)

PM Minutes 1878/9

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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